If you aren’t familiar with Omega-3 fatty acids, it’s time to learn a little about these essential fatty acids. Your body needs Omega-3 fatty acids, but it can’t make them on its own. That means that you either need to eat food naturally rich in Omega-3 fatty acids or take a supplement to ensure you have enough of them for optimum body performance and health.
Omega-3 fatty acids are critical to your overall health, particularly the health of your nervous system and brain. They are also important to your circulatory system, as they may reduce the risk of heart disease, a leading killer of adults.
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Currently, few people are not aware that a healthy diet, rich in variety and food in its most natural of states is the best way to get the vitamins, minerals and nutrients needed for optimal health.
Unfortunately, our busy lifestyles and calendars can make that a bit of a challenge. After your diet, the next stop is a supplement program. Many people question the difference between natural and synthetic supplements. Do our bodies know the difference? Actually, they do.
Since our bodies metabolize and absorb vitamins and nutrients from our foods better than from supplements, the same is usually true of natural vitamins from plants and whole foods. Natural supplements Read More
If you have recently suffered an injury or broken bone, likely you are doing all you can to promote recovery and healing. Improving your nutrition in specific areas can go a long way in that effort. If you want to insure proper nutrition for healing, look to certain supplements to support good healing.
For a short, quick list, nutritionists and physical therapist will tell you the following can aid the body in healing: Vitamins A, B, C, and D as well as calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, and zinc. One to avoid during injury is vitamin E, as it is known to slow healing.
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If you are taking a supplement or considering taking one to improve your health, reduce symptoms of a condition, or prevent the progression of an existing condition, you aren’t alone. Many Americans take supplements, from those intended to boost the immune system to those intended to stave off osteoporosis from aging. There are important things that those taking supplements should be aware of to protect themselves and their families.
1. There are no federal testing regulations for supplements.
Millions of Americans take supplements to help treat medical conditions or make up for something that they know is lacking from their diet. Those supplements, however, have not been tested for Read More